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Ribera Arts Review - July 06, 2019

Spotlight Club

Daniel and Noemi of Us Two return to the Spotlight Club for intimate acoustic nights Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, 7 p.m.

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Twist and Shout is an invitation to enjoy the juke box hits from the 1950s and ‘60s on Friday, July 19. This is a dinner show with a meal at 6 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m.

Reservations: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 331-845-1523.

Klezmer jazz

Guadalajara Klezmer jazz band Sherele takes its unique sound to Le Jardin de Ninette, Friday, July 5, 6:30 p.m. Reservations: (376) 766-4905.

Chapala exhibits

Photographer Rocío Lojero will showcase 22 images in a new exhibit opening Saturday, July 6, 5 p.m., at the Centro Cultural Antigua Presidencia gallery, Avenida Madero at Hidalgo, Chapala.

The show is titled Tiempos del Alma (Times of the Soul) and encompasses three themes.

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Selections from the La Moreña collection feature models posed inside La Moreña Museum in the Jalisco town of La Barca.

For Penachos, Lojero captured nude models wearing stunning feathered Indian headdresses that were used during Ajijic’s recent Sangre Viva festival.

Las Catrinas de los Pintores offers a sampling of a project still in the works that will focus on local painters Miguel Mora and Cathy Chalvignac, and their respective interpretations of emblematic Dia de Muertos figures.  The exhibit runs through July 31.

Guitar classes

Jimmy Galloway, who plays every Monday at Perry’s Pizza, 5:30 to 8 p.m., is also offering free guitar classes to Mexican students. 

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Donations will be given to a local charity focusing on children, according to Perry. Printouts for interested students are available at Perry’s.

Exhibit continues

A collection of 66 colorful hangings inspired by poetry, brought to the Centro Cultural de Ajijic for last weekend’s Pre-Textos del Solsticio Colloquium, will remain on display in the second floor gallery through Wednesday, July 10.  The complete texts of most of the poems that were interpreted in myriad ways by participating artists are posted near the pendants.

Plein Air Paint Out

Plein Air painters will paint at Los Conos in El Sacrificio, Wednesday, July 10, 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Meet at Black Coffee at 6:30 a.m.

To join in, RSVP Bethany Putnam, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Atlanta rhythms

A special evening of music is planned at Perry’s Pizza Thursday, July 11. Nashville sensation Jimmy Galloway welcomes two friends from Atlanta Georgia to play in the round.

An “In the Round” experience is a songwriter circle made popular in Nashville and is usually done with folk and Americana music. Come see some of the finest musicians in the southeast. Billy Gewin and Lindsay Petsch perform their own original material and tell stories about their songs and their friendships.

Film Aficionados

Lake Chapala Society (LCS) members can take advantage of Film Aficionados screenings each Thursday, 2 p.m.

On July 11, “A Time for Drunken Horses” (2000, Iran) will be screened. Young Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest in the family who is seriously ill. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival. (90 minutes.)

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Mariachi Real Axixic and the Children’s Mariachi perform Sunday, July 14, 4 p.m. at a fundraiser for the Bravo Theatre lighting and sound system at its new location at Hidalgo 441 in Riberas del Pilar, just west of Have Hammers and Todo Bueno.

Celebrity bartender Timothy G. Ruff Welch will hold court at the cash bar from 3 p.m. Tickets, 400 pesos, are available at Diane Pearl, Mia’s Boutique and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Anyone with construction skills or wanting to learn lighting, set building, costumes or any backstage work, should contact the above email.

Art show

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La Floresta Jardin del Arte will host its second anniversary outdoor art show, Sunday, July 14, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Located in the park next to the Castle in La Floresta.

Information: facebook/jardin del arte la florestal.

Piano recital

Carlos Velez will interpret the music of Beethoven, Chopin, Khachaturian and Ponce at the Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo in Chapala, Friday, July 26, 7 p.m. Tickets, 150 pesos, are available at the center. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Orchestra

The Lake Chapala Community Orchestra will give a concert at Lakeside Presbyterian Church (San Jorge 250, Riberas del Pilar), Sunday, July 28, 3 p.m.

Tickets, 200 pesos (100 pesos for students), go on sale July 1. Reserve tickets at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Request the number of tickets with your name and phone number to receive a confirmation email and details of where you can collect and pay for them.

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